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.". >> i did. >i got tired and i wanted to come to washington. this is the place where politics is most exciting and i thought this would be fun. i came to "science magazine" and they said i could write about the regulatory system or anything i want as long as it had some elements of science in it. since i was interested in science, it was appealing to me. >> when did you go to the -"the washington post." what they hired me as the space correspondent. i wanted to write about national security and i got hired to do that after a little bit of a weight. >> your biography lists a lot of awards and nominations for awards including a pulitzer that you wanted -- a that you won with a group. >> it was susan schmidt and jim, i forget his last name. >> the reason that you won the award was for what? >> we were writing about tom delay and sue schmidt and her colleagues were writing about jack abramoff and of those two threads nemet because there was some heavy-duty action between tom delay and jack abramoff. my interest in political action committees stems from those associations. what i found as
immigration law, and wartime leaks and war time stress. tonight on "washington week." for democrats, headaches and more headaches. >> a public office is a public trust. our task is to determine whether representative rangel's conduct met that standard. >> there's no evidence that i have been guilty of corruption. >> the house ethics committee sees it differently. and with midterm elections just over three months away, a debate over the economy. is it picking up rapidly enough? >> we've got a long way to go. but we're beginning to see some of these tough decisions pay off. we are moving forward. >> the administration wins one in arizona, where our tough new immigration law is almost entirely struck down. >> we are going to continue to request that we get heard on this and that the citizens of arizona are protected. >> and the war in afghanistan continues on its bumpy course with new revelations -- a classified insider's view of the war and fresh evidence of how stress is hurting the effort. covering the week, karen tumulty of "the washington post," pete williams of nbc news and marth
universidad americana en washington, el presidente obama pidio apoyo republicano para apoyar 1 reforma migratoria ojos a pr bipartidista como tuvimos anos atras no podemos resolver este problema." el alcalde de nueva york, que encabeza 1 coalicion de alcaldes y empresarios, hablo en espanol indicando que era el futuro de este pais. "lo mas importante es que el presidente esta sacando este tema adelante porque 1 reforma migratoria es crucial para reanimar la economia de nuestro pais." obama hablo que todos deben hacerse responsables de aprobarla, pero partidarios se preocupan de lo que el presidente no dijo, un plazo. lo que le pedimos al presidente y le hemos pedido es que sea mas claro, del cuderal. y congresistas republic para asegurar la frontera. standup: fernando pizarro, washington d.c. "el discurso el presidente nos deja con 1 interrogante sobre cual es el calendario para que conseguir que el congreso realmente apruebe la reforma integral. desde washington, fernando pizarro, univision." y continuando
in love with their stories again. the way i have. i love george washington. if you want to restore something, you have to first know how it was made. it's now july. and founder's friday are going strong. they're some of the highest rated shows ever. it shows that millions have a hunger for the truth. and so tonight we're going to devote another hour of history with a look back at some of the highlights from our "founders' fridays." grab a pen, piece of paper and grab your kids and join us as we continue tonight to restore history and restore america. let me tell you how this all started. woodrow wilson. i hate that guy. woodrow wilson, wanted to transform america, along with teddy roosevelt. they were both progressives. the progressive movement had started. it was 1915, to 1920. the whole thing was falling apart. and they couldn't get america to really go for it. they couldn't get, they couldn't control americans. they couldn't do it. they wanted to transform america so they had to do three things. tell me if they have accomplished them. one, undermine faith and religion. this is t
>>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- another week of heat and humidity. a quick round of sstorms leaves thousands in the dark. >>> a metro crash insider railyard, new light shed on this. "good morning washington" begins right now. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> its monday. glad you are joining us, i am alison starling. >> last night there was strong storms. this is what it looked like after 11:00 in northwest d.c. heavy rain and high winds brought down tree limbs and power lines. >> thousands of people left without power. adam caskey joins us with what to expect as you go to work this morning. good morning. hope you had a good weekend. >> it was a great weekend. it is going to be a buncmuch ber morning than last night. thunderstorms were severe with high wind. at bwi airport there will wind gusts at 74 miles an hour. over an inch accumulation of rainfall. we have some upper level imageenergy that will kick off e showers. we are in the '70s already. 93 this afternoon. a few peaks of sunshine today. scattered thunderstorms later on. to just
turn the corner? we explore that tonight on "washington week. >> the yeas are 60. the nays are 39. it is agreed to. >> victory for the democrats on wall street reform. >> no longer with kek -- recklessness on wall street cause pain for the many on main street. gwen: but is it making anybody feel belter? no victory seems to last for long. >> i won't be satisfied as long as even one person who needs eau job and can't find work. gwen: that success is elusive. as elusive as success in afghanistan agent. the good news always eclipsed by the bad. but why? covering many -- the week -- eamon javers of cnbc. dan balz of the washington post. doyle mcmanus of the los angeles times. and martha raddatz of abc news. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill," produced in association with "national journal. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by >> we know why we're here. to connect our forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help troops see danger before it sees them
a ningun nina, nino." junto a otros ninos y madres vinieron a washington a mostrarle al congreso la separacion de familias. mateo perea es hijo de inmigrantes y tambien vive en arizona. "nos preocupa que los paren en la calle, salimos pero no vamos donde estan las redadas." usando 1 brazalete electronico a la espera de su deportacion, maria hernandez dice que su vida corre peligro si regresa a su pais. "tengo amenazas de muerte a mi familia, a mi hermana y a mi hijo, porque tengo hijo de 8 anos en el salvador. mataron a mi hermano, no tiene ni un ano que lo han matado, lo mato la mara." pero a pesar de las quejas, en el congreso la reforma migratoria no avanza. "muchas millones de familias americanas tienen miedo de nuestro sistema de leyes, es importante cambiarlo ahora." entretanto, la administracion obama ha reemplazado las redadas del gobierno anterior con investigaciones administrativas de casi 2,800 mil empresas que contratan a trabajadores indocumentados. "la proxima semana, seran miles de jovenes indocumentad
"good morning america," or >>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- breaking news, wheaton police are investigating a suspicious death overnight. >>> the brain has moved a lot, but the damage is done. more on that. good morning, washington. >>> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> good wednesday morning, washington, i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. . great to have you join us on this wednesday morning. it is 5:00. we will have traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> we begin with meteorologist adam caskey. >> it is 100% humidity. the air relative to the temperature is saturated. let's go to the weather and other network. let's talk about the rainfall. over two inches in a laurel, parts of manassas. arlington picked up 1.59. burke got impressive rainfall yesterday as well. 74 degrees in washington right now. 74 in huntingtown, 70 in damascus. we are on the way to 90 degrees this afternoon and with partial clearing especially afternoon through the evening. remaining humid. >>> there are issues on the belle glade. getting out of spring
service. >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- a local man gunned down during a trip out west. neighbors remembered his father of three. >> millions of americans out of work could get another federal lifeline. >>> lindsay lohan gets ready for life in prison. "good morning washington" begins right now. good morning, washington. i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. thanks for joining us on this tuesday morning. >> let's begin with adam caskey. >> let's get to our top stories instead. looking at the day ahead, it will be busy for lawmakers on capitol hill. >> the first order of business is a bill to restore unemployment benefits to 2.5 million americans. senate democrats will soon have the votes needed to pass the bill. republicans objected because it was not paid for by cuts in other spending. about 1 million people have maxed out their unemployment benefits since june. >>> senate democrats will be able to prove the bill after a new senator from west virginia is sworn in. goodwin will succeed robert byr
. >> all right. nbc's athena jones this morning, thank you. >>> from washington to wall street, the direction of the economy has everybody on edge, especially after friday's giant drop in the dow. cnbc's senior economics reporter steve liesman joins us now. what are you watching for this week? >> a couple of big things. earnings for the s&p 500. last week the market did not take the earnings we saw very well. profits up but the market looking at revenues, top-line growth in a lot of big companies fell short on that score. there's earnings this week and the european stress test. that may be arcane to your viewers but a year or so america did a stress test on its banks to see how it would fare if the economy turned down. we'll get the results on friday. there was a bit of good news this morning. the survey from the national association of business economics saying that the outlook for employment as good as it's been since january 2008. that's one piece of good news and the market looks like it's on a bit of firmer footing this morning than it was on friday but then again they cou
and the family >>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- both problems prevail, hundreds of dark intersections on busy roadway is. many remain without power. >>> the ntsb will release their final report on the debt limit to crash on the red line last year. what does this mean for the safety culture at metro? "good morning washington" begins right now. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. i am scott thuman. >> i am alison starling. thanks for joining us on this tuesday morning. let's begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> lisa baden will join us in a moment. let's begin with meteorologist adam caskey. >> it is very refreshing in many locations in the 60's. low 60's out west in a few spots. it is 65 in woodbridge. 70 knots and no, 72 in reston. lexington park, 65. dew points in the low to mid '60s. there is a little humidity in the air. in frostburg virginia, 50. on the way to 90 degrees this afternoon. we should generally remain dry. a lot of sunshine today. humidity will increase gradually. euless with you
lo hablaremos en el estudio. hoy en agenda washington. estaremos hablando sobre la violencia domestico e intrafamiliar. >>> es usted víctima de está grave situación en su hogar? >>> sabe dónde buscar ayuda. >>> lo hablaremos en el estudio. agenda washington. laudcio y bienvenidos a agenda washington le la violencia domes uno de los grandes problema de nuestro sociedad. >>> según estadístico es la mayor causa de muerto entre las mujeres de los estados unidos. desafortunado la desa tifngente confirmar que violencia domestico entre intrafamiliar es una actuación común en los hogares estnidense. >>> lo que significa un grf problema de carácter social legal y salud público. >>> seguro e departamento de salud y servicio social las mujeres representan el 85 % de víctima y quienes sostienen que cada año 4, 8 millones de mujer son víctima de vi violación y bs físico yaunqueáz afectado son le abuso domeo infra familiar. >>> entre festacáz común sonáj nivel está generalmenteábá acomdoá:el mato castigo y.2ázcesivo >>> es importante señalar la violencia doméstica
have much more ahead on "news4 this week." one of the most influential businessmen in washington whose name you may not know. incredible story of joe robert and his plight to become a champion for children. a cat that was once blind can now see. >>> joe roberts may not be a name you are familiar with but he has become a successful businessman here in washington who has used his love of boxing to help out children for decades. and as barbara harrison shows us now, he has never shied away from a good fight. >> sonny versus muhammad ali. no one happier with the ali victory than this kid -- joe robert. growing up in silver spring, maryland, a fan long before he had enough money to pay for a ticket to see a fight. >> i wanted to become muhammad ali. you know, fourth grade. >> reporter: the oldest of five children, joe was always a scrapper. >> my first fight, god, i was probably four, five years old. >> reporter: from an early age he fell he had to defends himself and his mother against an abusive father. >> i was afraid of him. >> reporter: a trashed box of kid-sized boxing gloves led to a
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ventasdes las pandillas no hagan de las suyas en washington dc regulando los prestamos y expandiendo la proteccion a los consumidores para evitar otra crisis financiera... el presidente obama dijo que con la aplicaciÓn de este instrumento jurÍdico, nunca mÁs los contribuyentes pagarÁn por las crisis financieras... mejor proteccion para los consumidores en decadas para salvaguardar la seguridad de los consumidores que ya no tendran que pagar por los errores de wal street...esta reforma tiene la capacidad de corregir la falta sin afectar la economia. consumidores y los inversionistas...desde simples pagos con tarjetas de debito o las operaciones mas complejas de la bolsa de valores seran sometidas a nuevas normas y restricciones.. un tapon ajustado firmemente esta impidiendo que el petroleo se filtre a las de mexd peores desastres bientales en la cturasde presio mientras deciden que solucion permanente tomar.. ninos y madres de familia visitaron hoy el congreso para dramatizar los efectos estariaa ley de arizona que criminaliza a los inmigrantes sin documentos....fernando piz ti
to drink at george washington's whiskey. i will have that story coming up. >> prosecutors use his own words against him in his corruption trial. >> what a wonderful, wonderful day. enjoy that blue sky? all tell you about the holiday weekend coming up. perfect 10 - the ten minute phenomenon from nice 'n easy. rich color stunning high gloss and flawless gray coverage all in just 10 minutes a breakthrough so big, it won the most awards from beauty editors. they even say... "...perfect 10 has forever changed our opinion of at-home color" has it changed yours yet? perfect 10. the 10 minute, high gloss color that changes everything. from clairol. >> prosecutors are suggesting that heavy debt could have affected rod blagojevich's planet to sell barack obama's senate seat. the former governor has been heard trying to sell at the position. he was also recorded bargaining to get his wife appointed to a corporate board. the defense and state and that there is no evidence that those calls led to illegal activity. >> metro is back on track to get the funding they need to purchase new trains. virginia is
ham will have follow up. >> time to stop holding to washington politics. >> bill: is the republican party in trouble for trying to block extended unemployment benefits? karl rove will handle that. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. the media, the black panthers, and president obama. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as we reported last week, the mainstream media has largely ignored the justice department failing to prosecute black panthers who intimidated voters in philadelphia. are a after being exposed, the establishment press is now trying to recover. >> it's not hard to tell when fox news is pushing a story, it shows up hour after hour after hour. and fox is pushing hard on allegations that the justice department dropped the case against a new black panther party because of racial politics. >> bill: pushing the story? well, here is a memo to howard kurtz who works for the "the washington post" in addition to cnn. yesterday howard the ombudsman
presidente sol stia d washington una vez mas lo que necesitamos , es reforzar nuestras leyes crear mas infrastructura para nuestras fronteras este analista politico consideran que aun hay tiempo necesario para lograr una reforma migratoria si el presidente pone todo su capital politico como en la reforma de salud hay once senadores republicanos que han apoyado que apoyaron la reforma migratoria bajo la administracion de bush de eso 23 que apoyaron en esa epoca siguen en el senado tenemos que contar con ellos tenemos que presionarlos que existe una propuesta los republicanos no quiere una amnistia migratoria y creen que el presidente no podra realizar una orden ejecutiva para aprobar las iniciativas del acta de ensueÑo y el acta de los trabajadores agricolas como parte de una reforma bueno el acta de ensueÑo no lo puede aprobar el presidente no es un acta ejecutiva tiene que pasar por ciertos elementos de ley pero hay tanta gente que esta brincando cada vez que se dice inmigracion que esta haciendo u
. >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> good morning, washington. 6:00 on this tuesday, july 20. i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. welcome back. >> thank you. we will check with lisa baden for the roadways in a moment. let's begin with adam caskey. >> high temperatures in the low to mid 90 today. upper 90's by friday. high humidity as well. we might have a break from the unity on thursday evening, a very short-lived. then again on monday and tuesday of next week. a few showers moving into western maryland right now. a live look over the capital shows a lot of sunshine. patty afternoon clouds. 76 in arlington, 93 for the high temperature. scattered late-day thunderstorms this afternoon. >>> connecticut avenue is closed between the blunt part metro, 24 st., karen lofton and daughter -- kalorama. there is police activity on connecticut avenue near the bridge that is over the rock creek parkway. things are running very nicely between fedex field and the ikea. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it will be a busy day for lawmakers on capitol hill. the
on "good morning washington" -- dozens of people injured after the plane from dulles airport has extreme turbulence. >> an accused killer is on the streets and we could learn his identity today. >> there is the chance of showers today. the deal "good morning washington" is right now. -- "good morning washington" begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. >> let's begin with meteorologist adam caskey. >> yesterday was the 37 day of 90 degrees. running above normal this summer. temperatures in general last summer, we only had 2290-degree days. 93 of the high temperature again. it will feel like the past several days. upper level energy moving through with a brief morning shower and a better chance this afternoon. 75 in washington and arlington. 72 and monette -- 72 in manassas and warrenton. chance of a few morning showers and in the south of the beltway. a better chance this afternoon. some could be severe. let's go to lisa baden to look at the commute. >>> outer loop at dadullah ghz it looks good.
in washington. it's not going to be over 100 degrees like it was in june. on average, we will be in the lotus mid 90's for the most part this week with a chance of late day storms as well. top-level energy circulating over this. mainly cloudy right now, leftover from thunderstorms last night. there are thunderstorms in west virginia, to this shenandoah valley. you will get sprinkles in cumberland and romney this morning. limited sunshine otherwise, 93 this afternoon. isolated shatterto scattered shs and thunderstorms every evening this week. >>> 270 southbound has been stopped because of the crash before 80 urbana. they moved the vehicles often one-sided the road with one lane getting through. this is going to be tough leaving 70 to get to 80. if you take 355, you'll be a lot happier. 66 looks good and virginia. 95, the left side of your screen is northbound of newington toward the beltway. that is running nicely. metrorail is on normal service systemwide. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the thunderstorms that moved through last night left thousands of people without power across the region. c
washington a me tremendouss but crashed and september several people to the hospital and get ready for another summer sizzler. temperatures in near record territory. ♪ a little later the recent celebration of the birthday. good morning washington begins right now. >> live and in h.d. this is good morning washington on your side. >> good morning washington i'm doug mack kelly and we pe fin with the traffic and weather every ten minutes. start with meteorologist allen. i don't want to hear this today, i don't think. >> across the region. it's going to be hot, uncomfortable. near record breakers today and through the middle part of the week. conditions outside right now. you will see humidity with the dew point in 60's but right now change tilly 60. brunswick at 68 and culpeper at even 70. top way to 99 this afternoon. total sunshine. hot, uncomfortable but the re a cord 102. >> thanks a lot o. closure of 15th street of pennsylvania and south street. that's because of an accident involving the metrobus. on the outer five route branch, 56 and east and 100 an accident on the reft
are bracing for another round of heat and high humidity. "good morning washington" continues right now. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. welcome back at 6:00 on this thursday morning, july 15. i am alison starling. >> i am greta cruz in for doug mcelway. >>> good beach weather. there's a chance of storms late on saturday. that includes the metro area. a lot of sunshine locally, hazy sunshine. temperatures are around 70 for the most part. 73 and clarksburg. 75 in bladensburg. humidity again today. no change in that anytime soon. 93 is the high temperature with as few scattered clouds later this afternoon. a few degrees warmer tomorrow, but sunny. >>> metrorail is on times systemwide. route four out of upper marlboro getting to andrews air force base, stalled vehicle on the shoulder. that should hopefully be gone soon. the beltway at river road, those issues resolved, things will be better north and southbound on the beltway at exit 39. newschopper 7 is looking at the beltway near the ikea and college park. moving nicely on
left unanswered. well try to fix that tonight on "washington week." cloaked and dagger. an overheated nation's capital. >> of all of those who entered a guilty plea will be boarding a bus which will take them to one of the new york airports to be transported to moscow. >> as the u.s. strikes a deal with the former enemy, it mends fences with an old friend. >> the bond between israel and the united states is unbreakable. >> the bond between the united states and israel is unbreakable. >> while on the domestic front, republicans and democrats look for a little mojo. with the president on the campaign trail -- >> hello, nevada, hello kansas city! >> carnahan wants to move forward. missouri wants to move forward. that's the choice in this election. moving backwards or moving forwards. >> as republicans debate among themselves, who speaks for the party? >> every time something happens, you know, people say oh, step down. well, the reality is that's not happening. so stop the noise on that. >> you don't want to mess with me. >> i'm joined by pierre thomas of abc news, christi parsons of "tr
on o >>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- a dangerous terror plot that spans from fairfax county to parts of africa. we will have the latest on a local man at the center of it. >>> another complication for the gulf coast. the the oil leak is capped, but the new storm is taking aim. >>> we are all the way back to potentially record high temperatures. welcome back. "good morning washington" begins right now. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. we are glad you are joining us on this thursday morning. we will check traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> let's begin with meteorologist adam caskey. >> 78 was the temperature at my home weather station. it is still little humid, but that will be dropping through out the day. there will be humidity later this afternoon and tonight, but -- there will be a break from the humidity this afternoon and tonight. we're talking mid 90's today, 100 degrees by saturday. low to mid 70's in outlying areas. a lot of sunshine this afterno
george washington once used. >>> but first, a quick check of our rundown. the news edge back in one minute. hang tight.  >>> michael vick says he had nothing to do with a shooting that happened just minutes after he left his own birthday party in virginia beach last week. but police are not ruling him out as a sus sect. in fact they're not talking about suspects at all. the victim was one of vick's codefendants in his dogfighting case and that in itself could land vick in hot water. the conditions of his probation forbid him from associating with other felons. >>> virginia gun owners can now carry a concealed weapon in a bar. laura evans is back now with your fox five top five. >>> we begin with a change in virginia's gun laws. number five, starkt drag people who have a per fit to carry concealed guns can now take those guns into bars but they won't be allowed to drink. business owners are allowed to post a sign that says no conseemed carry and a customer carrying would be obligated to stay out. >>> number four, you're going to see more ads before youtube videos
what could be done. brianne carter is live in northeast washington. >> thousands of dollars in food and business has already been lost in this area. anxiety is growing as the temperature threatens to rise. without power, this place has been forced to close recently four days. >> i have 14 people that work for me. no one got paid. >> some business owners are demanding answers. last night people challenged pepco officials. everyone's a g4 solution. last week so many saba heat and the old infrastructure do not mix-- saw that the heat and old infrastructure do not mix. the power is back on. many are concerned about the future of the neighborhood power grid. some are still experiencing outages. >> it went off at 8:00 at night last night for about five or six hours. >> pepco has said they will take these case by case for people with losses. people wonder if this area on eighth street, the streetcar, will that be affected by electricity. >>> metro mechanics are still working to fix the escalators at the dupont circle station. yesterday four of the escalators texting the station or out of s
with information you need to know to get to work this morning. >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. it's monday, july 26. i am scott thuman. neologism adam caskey, we are trying to get jobless after last night. >> a little line of storms had strong gusts in advance of the heavy rain showers. that is what we had yesterday locally. that caused damage. i got stuck on the beltway because of a downed tree that was on the shoulder and above one or two lanes. we have pretty nice weather behind that. humidity dropping, with good, stable conditions the next couple days. it is 77 in arlington, for 74 in capitol heights, 72 and winchester. the dew points, it is still little muggy in spots. humidity will be dropping gradually. by lunchtime you'll notice a change compared with what is outside right now. 90 degrees is the high temperature today. pretty close to normal for this time of year. 89 is the average high temperature. let's go to lisa baden. >>> you cannot take the parkway from massachusetts avenue towards the hospital because of a lot of tree
the washington mall, where hundreds of folks came out to taked advantage of the final day of the folk life festival. they brave the elements. only way to survive, they said, here on the steamy mall. and to keep your water and a fan handy. >> all right, that's what i want to see it. watermelon. it's watermelon time! >> reporter: and it's that time of the year again. the hazy hot humid summer. and folks at the mall are trying to man. grabbing a drink. >> along with all of them. >> and braving the elements. >> well, i've got water in the backpack. i've got snacks. >> reporter: keeping the little ones cooled and covered with challenge for many parents. that even lead to a trip to the first day camp for a 7-year-old boy. >> who passed out. >> reporter: thankfully, he'll be okay and thankfully, there were very few heat-related emergencies on this steamy july 5. >> i'm lindsey mastis in triangle. it's 84 degrees inside. and it's getting hotter. some residence, they have not had air-conditioning in more than a month. >> i can't believe, i can't breathe. >> reporter: we put a thermometer in martine
. how big of an anti-incumbent wave could be headed washington's way this december? the debate continues over the economy, the president's performance and the future of the republican party. plus a look at some of the top races to watch during this summer's fierce campaigning. with us four men charged with leading their party into power of congress. chairman of the national republican senatorial committee, senator john cornan. senator bob me nendez, senator pete sessions and chris van holland. finally a look back at our meet the press minute, a tumultuous year in the gop, the wake of watergate and a troubled economy. >> from nbc news in washington, "meet the press" with david gregory. >> good morning. with the mid-term congressional campaign already in full swing, the president lashd out at republicans during his weekly radio address accusing the gop of, quote, fill i bustering the economy. they are desperately trying to reframe the debate ahead of what could be a grim fall for the party in power. >> just how grim? the president's spokesman, robert gibbs, upset his party's efforts to man
morning, i'm savannah guthrie live in washington. we'll explain why chuck is in aspen in a moment, but first, we'll get right to the rundown. we are going to start with the white house and what some say is the president's end run around congress. he will install donald burrway to run medicare and medicaid today in a recess pointment to help him avoid a messy confrontation process. mike baa caro is joining us from the white house. the white house says republicans left them no choice. >> reporter: right. they call it typical washington game playing. they say it was clear the republicans were going to stall as long as they could. savannah, it is right there in article 2, section 2, of the constitution. the president can make recess pointments when the congress is in recess as it is this week, and that individual would sherve until the end of the next session. that's donald burwick. the ama, bush appointees in the field of health care in the same position said he's the right man for the job. the center for medicare and medicaid services, cms, will play a large role in administering th
alabama, alabama, white alabama, george wallace, is just defending themselves. why did washington go out of its way to try to hurt george wallace. they wanted to ruin him politically. they noted he's a strong segregationist and they'll throw a monkey wrench in their plans to take over the state. wallace pledges to provide alabama for black top roads, pensions for old people, education, and, head right back north, every freedom writer, sit-in, and every other troublemaker backed by the naacp that meddles in our affairs. that's the promise. to remove the threat. the outsider threat to remove white people and the white way of life. the threat by the naacp by the people who want to take over. be afraid, white people. there's a threat to take you over. the black people are coming for you. the naacp they're coming for you, coming for you, coming for you. you better ban together to not surrender, to fight back. that's pretty raw in 1960 comic book form, right? here's what it looked like in 1990, right? the same thing. the form of a campaign ad on television. >> you needed that job. you were the
capacidad de ajustarse" juridicciones estan bajo alerta... en washington dc, el alcalde adrian fenty anuncio planes de emergencia para asistir a los residentes a escapar del calor... "el departamento de salud esta analizando el impacto medico de las personas bajo extremas condiciones de calor y el departamento del medio ambiente esta distribuyendo ventiladores" centros de asistencia para ancianos y piscinas operaran en horario extendido... "las piscinas las vamos abrir dos horas antes de la hora normal, que viene siendo a las once de la mañana y van a estar abiertas hasta las nueve de la noche, ademas todos los centros de recreacion estan abiertos hasta las nueve de la noche" transporte tambien esta disponible a los centros de emergencia a las familias sin aire acondicionado... "y en las avenidas principales, no faltan los vendedores de agua que aprovechan esta ola de calor para ganarse unos dolares... para ellos , estos 100 grados de temperatura son bienvenidos para sus bo
metropolitana de washington esta enfrentando una nos dice que hacer en estas circunstancias... la intensa ola de calor llego a la capital ...y como se quedara la mayor parte de la semana, quienes trabajen al interperie como este jardinero tendran que tomar el doble de precausiones...... "ando quemado toda la espalda de tanto calor ..." pero desafortunadamente no le queda otra opcion... " aguantar porque si no trabajamos no hay para pagar la renta, no hay para la comida, gastos.." este bombero dice que quienes trabajen los proximos dias, deben de tomar bastante liquido a partir de hoy "y cuando salga tambien se vista con colores claros eso le va a ayudar con el sol y por supuesto tome agua o tome liquidos aunque no tenga sed, eso le va a ayudar..." la ola de calor en el estado de maryland, ya cobro la vida de 6 personas.... esa fue la misma cifra que se reporto el ano pasado, con la diferencia que este ano, el verano recien empieza... lo peor se espera este mes y en agosto " en montgomery la primera muerte de esta tempora
springs a leak. a big deal or not? live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. one day before the senate takes up another bill that would extend jobless benefits, president obama cranked up the pressure on republicans to give in to the request, despite the fact it's another hit on the deficit. senior white house correspondent major garrett reports on the president's plea. >> it's time to stop holding workers laid off in this recession hostage to washington politics. >> reporter: flanked by three conically unemploy -- chronically unemployed americans yet to see the benefit of the white house economic policy, president obama said the short-term priority is to extend the jobless benefit. >> we have to stop blocking emergency relief for americans out of work and we have to extend unemployment insurance. >> reporter: it amplified his weekly address, part of strategy to add drama to victory he knows it will win tomorrow, to overcome g.o.p. filibuster. republicans blocked three times from extending benefit until the 30th, demanding congress cov
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